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Photograph of Kazuya "Kaz" Morimoto holding a painting and standing in front of a brownstone

Conversations | Kazuya “Kaz” Morimoto On Outdoor Painting and Making a Career Out of Your Art

“Since I started painting in the neighborhood cityscape, through having conversations and communicating with local people, I realized that my cityscape paintings make people happy and mean a lot to locals. It totally changed my approach to my art.” Visual artist Kazuya Morimoto devotes most of his time to painting the streets of New York…

Register Now | Online Course: Build and Develop Your Fundraising Strategies

A deep dive into proposal writing, developing your networks, and individual giving this September and October via Zoom. Interested in upping your fundraising game this fall? Join New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and Asylum Arts as we offer an online course on developing and building fundraising strategies for your career and art practice. The course,…

Conversations | Musah Swallah, Rupy C. Tut, and Jason Wyman

“Sharing the impact of personal narratives and challenges on the work being presented and pointing to the smaller narratives that the work is visually and symbolically built on keeps the audience engaged, and offers to share the layered existence of immigrant artists.” – Rupy C. Tut Visual artist Musah Swallah (IAP Newark ’18) recently collaborated…

Conversations | Ahmed Moneka and Martita Abril at Toronto Arts

The Iraqi-Canadian performance artist and the Mexican-New York based dancer participant of NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program (IAP) discuss their arts mentorship experiences. Since 2010, Neighbourhood Arts Network, a strategic initiative of the Toronto Arts Foundation, has offered accessible arts programming, awards, and exciting partnership opportunities to Toronto-based artists, arts educators, and arts organizations. The…

COVID-19 | A Tenant’s Guide into the Unknown

What you need to understand eviction, rent, and contracts in this time of uncertainty, courtesy of Tin-Fu (Tiffany) Tsai, Esq. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) and the Pro Bono Steering Committee of New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Section (EASL) are collaborating to…